5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Questions of law
- Prima facie case
- Compulsory joinder
- a The opinion of a jury on a question of fact.
- b When a person must be brought into a lawsuit as either a plaintiff or a defendant.
- c Questions relating to the interpretation or application of the law.
- d What the prosecution or plaintiff must be able to prove in order for the case to go to the jury-that is, the elements of the prosecution's case or the plaintiff's cause of action.
- e Being informed of some act done or about to be done.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A fee calculated as a percentage of the settlement or award in the case.
- A trial court error that is not sufficient to warrant reversing the decision.
- The ethical rule prohibiting attorneys and paralegals from disclosing information regarding a client or a client's case.
- A group of people, usually 23, whose function is to determine if probable cause exists to believe that a crime has been committed and that the defendant committed it.
- A grand jury's written accusation that a given individual has committed a crime.
5 True/False questions
Civil law → Law that deals with harm to an individual.
Self-defense → The justified use of force to protect oneself or others.
U.S. Court of Appeals → The intermediate appellate courts in the federal system.
Motion for a new trial → A request that the court order a rehearing of a lawsuit because irregularities, such as errors of the court or jury misconduct, make it probable that an impartial trial did not occur.
Irresistible impulse test → A test that provides that the defendant is not guilty due to insanity if, at the time of the killing, the defendant could not control his or her actions.